Guinea-Bissau’s PR in New York for UN General Assembly and ECOWAS Summit

The President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, traveled this 19th September to New York to attend the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, which will be marked by the war in Ukraine and the food, energy and climate crises.
Speaking to journalists at the Osvaldo Vieira international airport in Bissau before travelling, the Guinean President also said that there will be a summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the sidelines of the general assembly to analyze the situation in Guinea-Conakry, Mali and Burkina Faso.
The head of state, who also assumes the ECOWAS acting presidency, will also participate in the annual meeting of the Malaria Elimination Council, as chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance.
The high-level debate begins Tuesday at the General Assembly in New York with leaders from around the world.

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